WhatsApp Web tests option to initiate voice and video calls | Applications and Software

WhatsApp Web can be more like the mobile version and gain the option to initiate voice and video calls. The messenger team seems to be working to release this feature in the browser and tests how the icons to start the calls would appear on the interface. The solution is still being developed and is therefore not yet available.

WhatsApp Web tests icons for voice and video calls

However, the WABetaInfo, which usually provides information about WhatsApp, had access to an image of what the buttons should look like. According to the website, they were found in version 2.2037.6 of WhatsApp Web. The version also updates the attachment icons and the loading screen, but there is still no information on when the changes will be released.

It is worth remembering that WhatsApp’s plan to take voice and video calls to its web and desktop version has existed at least since June. Himself WABetaInfo He indicated, at the time, that the idea was to allow even group calls, which would make the interfaces closer to the Android and iOS version. The resource was under development and, as now, there was no forecast to be released.

Video call on WhatsApp Web in June test

Video call on WhatsApp Web in June test

WhatsApp tests brightness adjustment in the background

The messenger also works to give you more control over the backgrounds of conversations. The idea is to ensure that the reading of messages is not hindered by a very clear image. With that in mind, the app plans to release a brightness adjustment option for photos that appear behind messages. The feature is still being developed and may be released soon.

Also according to WABetaInfo, the background brightness adjustment was found in beta version 2.20.200.6. When made official, the feature can be found by changing the wallpaper in a conversation and in the settings area. The application will allow you to slide a pointer to define the clarity of the photo that appears next to the messages.

WhatsApp tests background brightness adjustment

In an earlier version, the messenger tested another improvement in the wallpapers. The idea was to allow WhatsApp Doodles, that is, the designs that appear as standard in conversations, to be compatible with other background colors. For that, WhatsApp would have an option to keep or not the art when the user chose to change the background to another solid color.

In both cases, the options are not yet available for Android and iPhone users.

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